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|aeybkme 2 posts||
Has anyone else applied for the JET programme or are you considering it? I had my interview at the end of January and I'm waiting to find out whether I've got the job.. although I won't know until April. I have literally got my eyes, toes, fingers, legs and arms crossed.
|honor 115 posts||
Aw, I hate the feeling of waiting around to hear about a job!
I know Keisha applied for JET recently, but got turned down, so you might want to catch up with her: http://www.tefl-chalkboard.com/keisha2507 Not sure if any one else has any JET experiences?
Anyways best of luck with it all!
|PDixon 169 posts||
Best of luck...but remember there are many other companies in Japan that you can go with
|mazza121 1 post||
I have applied for JET as an assistant language teacher and have an interview next week! It's my first formal interview so I'm a bit nervous. I was wondering if anyone has any tips that they think might help me?
|PDixon 169 posts||
be yourself and be interested...
you dont want to dominate the conversation or answer too many questions...but you need to show you have an interest in them and japan...
one of the best things is to make sure youve read up about the JET program, policies, other jets etc and ask relevant questions
being interested in japans language and culture helps - sayin ive watch the ring, and many anime including naruto is nothing knew and in fact sometimes these are viewed as reasons not come to japan because the real japan is not shown in these forms as such - talk about temples, places, sites you want to see and talk about festivals your interested in and also school activities such as, im lucking forward to sports day so i can join in and get to know the students outside of class
hope this helps and good luck